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by Bobby Smith
Sports Reporter Editor
JANUARY, 2019 -- I went to a bar with my neighbor to watch the Seattle-Dallas wild card game a couple of weeks ago. He asked me, â€˜If you had pick a quarterback to win one game, who would it be?â€™ I said, â€˜What are you, Jim Nantz?â€™ He said, â€˜Whatâ€™s that supposed to mean?â€™ I said, â€˜Never mind.â€™
I told him Iâ€™d take the quarterback with the best offensive line.
â€˜Come on. You know what I mean. Who would it be?â€™
â€˜Okay, I want the quarterback with the better offensive line and the better defense coming on the field after him.â€™
Why are you busting my balls? Who is the one quarterback youâ€™d want?
â€˜What kind of game is it? Pre-season, regular season or post-season?â€™
â€˜A big game. The Super Bowl!â€™
â€˜Are we a running team or a passing team? Who are we playing against?â€™
â€˜I donâ€™t know. Anybody!â€™
â€˜Not just anybody makes it to the big game. By the way, this is a moot question because Iâ€™m not a general manager, team president or owner. I would never be in position to make this choice.â€™
â€˜Letâ€™s say you were!â€™
â€˜I think the NFLâ€™s rules state that I have to go with one of the quarterbacks on my roster, right? Dance with the guy who brung yaâ€™. I mean, I guess I could sign a free agent, but if weâ€™ve already gotten to the big game, then he probably wouldnâ€™t be any better than what Iâ€™ve already got, you know what I mean?â€™ MORE